Table 3.

Multiple regression models for serum albumin in prevalent dialysis patients (n=383)

VariableCrude [β (P Value)] (r2=0.03)Model 1 [β (P Value)] (r2=0.04)Model 2 [β (P Value)] (r2=0.19)Model 3 [β (P Value)] (r2=0.21)
Age−0.18 (0.009)a−0.12 (0.009)a−0.15 (0.002)a−0.14 (0.005)a
Female sex0.12 (0.01)a0.06 (0.2)0.03 (0.48)
hsCRP−0.35 (0.001)a−0.36 (0.001)a−0.34 (0.001)a
Diabetes−0.13 (0.009)a−0.11 (0.04)a
CVD−0.06 (0.18)−0.06 (0.19)
SGA score >1−0.14 (0.003)a
  • hsCRP, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein; CVD, cardiovascular disease; SGA, subjective global assessment. SGA score >1 denotes poor nutritional status according to SGA.

  • a Statistically significant result: β (P value).